November 1 Energy News

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Science and Technology:

¶ Scottish Association for Marine Science researchers predict that cod, herring and haddock could migrate out of the local ecosystem by 2100, most likely to colder waters further north, because of global warming. Waters off Scotland’s west coast are already nearing the highest temperatures cod and herring can tolerate. [Aberdeen Evening Express]

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¶ A record loss of global tree cover in 2016 – totaling around 297,000 square kilometers (114,672 square miles) – was driven partly by increasingly common wildfires worsened by rising temperatures and drought, according to the Global Forest Watch, based on data from the University of Maryland. The area was a rise of 51% on 2015. [CleanTechnica]

World:

¶ During the weekend starting October 28, so much energy was created by German windstorms, that it was being given away for free. Output equivalent to that of 40 nuclear power…

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